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Man fatally stabbed, girlfriend charged with his murder in Spring Valley identified

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Posted at 4:53 PM, Aug 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-09 19:53:14-04

SPRING VALLEY, Calif. (KGTV) — A man who was fatally stabbed in Spring Valley on Friday, and the woman arrested on suspicion of his murder, have been identified.

Manuel Castro, 41, was found Friday just after 11:30 p.m. at his apartment in the 3500 block of James Circle, after a reported stabbing. He was rushed to the hospital with a stab wound to the chest, where he died shortly after arriving.

Castro's live-in girlfriend, Anielka Arbizu, 37, was found at the scene when deputies arrived. She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sunday, Arbizu was charged with one count of murder at Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility.

Sheriff's deputies don't suspect any other suspects in the case.